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[Descriptions and illustrations of mollusks : excerpted from The naturalist's miscellany


Published 1800
Topics Mollusks, Mollusks
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Hand-colored plates and text extracted from: The naturalist's miscellany / George Shaw. London : Printed for Nodder & Co., 1789-1813. 24 v. Volumes 1-12 published by G. Shaw and F.P. Nodder; v. 13-24 by G. Shaw and E. and R.P. Nodder

The numbered plates and accompanying text are bound in non-sequential order

Parallel Latin and English texts

Many plates signed: R.P. Nodder

Library has two copies, each with a mostly different set of text and plates. Copy 1 (barcode no. 39088007849151) has [140] p. and [33] leaves of plates; copy 2 (barcode no. 39088007711252) has [142] p. and [33] leaves of plates. Six of the entries are duplicated between the two copies

Includes bibliographical references

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SCNHRB has two copies

SCNHRB c. 1 (39088007849151) has added t.p. for the main work, which reads: Vivarium naturae, sive rerum naturalium, variae et vividae icones, ad ipsam naturam

SCNHRB c. 1 has stamp on t.p.: C. Anthony

SCNHRB c. 1 has leather binding, col. printed endpapers, and marbled edges

SCNHRB c. 2 (39088007711252) has typed t.p. supplied by a previous owner, reading: The naturalist's miscellany, or coloured figures of natural objects, drawn and described from .... [sic] nature, by George Shaw, figures by F.P. Nodder. (mollusks from volumes 1-12). London, 1790-1801

SCNHRB c. 2 has typed list, "Index and dates of publication", inserted at front of volume

SCNHRB c. 2 has red buckram library binding

SCNHRB c. 1 and c. 2 both have bookplate: Ex libris William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library


Volume c 12
Pages 226
Language English; Latin
Call number 39088007711252
Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity; smithsonian; americana
Notes Cullman Library (rare book)

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